Egypt Independent

EgyptAir flies 19 trips carrying 1,500 passengers to 14 destinations



EgyptAir will fly 19 trips carrying 1,500 passengers to 14 destinations according to a statement released Monday.

These include two flights to Dubai and Milano and one flight to London, Paris, Istanbul, Copenhagen, Manama, Khartoum, Beirut, Nairobi, and Abu Dhabi.

The company has also flown one domestic trip to Luxor and Aswan, and two flights to Hurghada and Sharm al-Sheikh.

The Cairo International Airport has adopted all precautionary measures to limit the coronavirus outbreak according to the World Health Organization and Ministry of Health’s guidelines, ensuring traveler safety.

The measures include reducing passenger numbers at airport counters and passport inspection areas, first inspection areas, and electric elevators, alongside installing infrared thermal cameras to help detect coronavirus infections among arriving passengers.

Traffic in all Egyptian airports resumed since July 1, in accordance with Egypt’s preventive and precautionary measures to coexist with the coronavirus.

Civil aviation traffic in Egypt has been suspended since March 19, excluding air cargo flights, charter flights only for tourist groups already in Egypt who want to return home, international medical flights and domestic flights.